Summary: H.R.4179 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4179. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/09/2019)

No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act

This bill prohibits federal funds from being used for the creation, maintenance, or display of any Confederate symbol on federal public land or other federal property.

An exception to such prohibition is provided (1) if the use of such funds is necessary to allow for the removal of the Confederate symbol to address public safety; or (2) in the case of a Confederate symbol created, maintained, or displayed in a museum or educational exhibit.

The Department of Defense shall redesignate the following military installations with such designation as it determines appropriate:

  • Fort Rucker, Alabama,
  • Fort Benning, Georgia,
  • Fort Gordon, Georgia,
  • Camp Beauregard, Louisiana,
  • Fort Polk, Louisiana,
  • Fort Bragg, North Carolina,
  • Fort Hood, Texas,
  • Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia,
  • Fort Lee, Virginia, and
  • Fort Pickett, Virginia.